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Credit Analyst

Employer
AXA Investment Managers
Location
Stamford, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Purpose

The Credit Analyst will contribute to the fixed income investment process by supporting the US IG Team's fundamental research effort through providing in-depth fundamental credit analysis, including analysis of ESG factors, of Investment Grade issuers on a forward-looking basis.

Key Accountabilities
  • Support US Investment Grade Team's research effort through bottom fundamental credit analysis of Investment Grade Issuers in assigned sectors
  • Provide written credit research reports including proprietary fundamental ratings and investment recommendations on Investment Grade issuers as needed, applying the AXA IM Credit Research Process
  • Provide back-up to the other analysts as required
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned from time to time
Your Profile

Role Requirements
Education/Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration and/or Management is required.
  • CFA designation, MBA or equivalent is preferred
Experience
  • 5-7yrs experience in fundamental credit analysis and bond pricing mechanisms, acquired at asset management company, investment bank and/or credit rating agency preferred
  • Previous coverage of Utility, Industrial sectors preferred
  • Understanding of ESG framework and experience in ESG analysis preferred
Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of financial statements, accounting standards and restatements
  • Solid understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices and issues.
  • Fluency in English
Competencies
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Well organized able to work with critical deadlines
  • Experience in developing financial models using multi-factor inputs
  • Understanding of Fixed Income Markets
About AXA

The AXA Group is a global leader in insurance and asset management, with 160,000 employees serving 105 million customers in 62 countries.

We protect and advise our clients at every stage of their lives, offering products and services that meet their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, savings and asset management.

Our mission : To act for human progress by protecting what matters

Our values : Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One AXA

About the Entity

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

Inclusion and Diversity | Careers | AXA IM Corporate (axa-im.com)

What We Offer

We are committed to offer you an environment where you can:

Grow your potential : Be part of a forward-thinking business with internal opportunities and personalized learning paths available to help constantly develop your skills and abilities.

Shape the way you work : Work for a company which is highly committed to providing flexibility & balance to its employees, offering you a large range of benefits (hybrid working, competitive health benefits, among many others.).

Thrive within a diverse community : Play a role within a responsible company that actively recognizes and values individual differences in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Move the world forward : Join a responsible employer that acts in favor of societal and environmental causes as an investor, insurer and company, notably through the AXA Heart in Action association. As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, we will celebrate your arrival by planting a tree.

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